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Scottish News

25 March 2010

RIAS Announces Strong Scottish Shortlist for 2010 RIBA Awards

The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) has announced a Scottish shortlist of sixteen buildings for the 2010 RIBA Awards. David Dunbar, President of the RIAS, commented: “We received the largest ever...

09 September 2009

Steven Holl Architects wins Glasgow School of Art competition

The Glasgow School of Art (GSA) is delighted to announce that Steven Holl Architects working with Scottish based JM Architects has been selected, as the result of an international competition, to lead the...

01 September 2009

Glasgow School of Art and Historic Scotland team up to laser scan New Lanark

The Scottish Culture Minister, Michael Russell, has visited New Lanark to see the digital documentation of the world heritage site taking place. A team from Historic Scotland and Glasgow School of Art began...

08 June 2009

RMJM’s post-modern gem facing bulldozers once more

RMJM’s “˜flawed masterpiece’, the practice’s 1985 Balfour Stewart House in Edinburgh, is again under threat of demolition Last February (2008) the early Post-Modernist office block in the West Murrayfield Conservation area was saved...

05 June 2009

GM + AD bag Australian debut

Glasgow-based GM + AD Architects has landed its first scheme “˜down under’ – the design of the new Glenroy Specialist School, in Melbourne The 26-classroom building in the State of Victoria will also...

08 September 2003

Frank Gehry’s first British building is complete. It’s not what you’d expect

Take an average 1970s hospital in an average provincial British city: big, concrete, sprawling, impersonal, set on the edge of town. Then ask one of the world’s leading architects to add a tiny...

07 September 2003

Building a bridge over the Clyde… and into the future

SAD, bad and dangerous to know, the River Clyde was the source of Glasgow’s Victorian prosperity. But for the last 30 years it has been a thorn in the side, constantly undermining the...

02 September 2003

Rogers and Foster in shortlist to build £40m Clyde bridge

The best known architects in Britain have been shortlisted to design a new “living” bridge across the River Clyde which will cost around £40m. Practices headed by Norman Foster and Richard Rogers are...

01 September 2003

Top firms battle to design ‘living bridge’

A host of Britain’s top architects have been shortlisted to design a new £40million bridge across the River Clyde. Six of the country’s best-known practices will battle it out for the right to...